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19th Annual Susan Harryman Lecture: Dr Laura Prosser, “Lost Motor Learning Opportunities in Infants and Toddlers with Cerebral Palsy”

Physical Therapy Department Kennedy Krieger Institute

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)

19th Annual Susan Harryman Lecture:    Dr Laura...

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Dr. Prosser is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and faculty in the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine at CHOP, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Her research focus is on the development and rehabilitation of movement in children with neurological impairments. This includes the investigation of the development of impaired movement and the study of novel motor rehabilitation interventions in children with neurological conditions. She received her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton, her PhD from Temple University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the US National Institutes of Health in Functional & Applied Biomechanics. Her research has been funded by the US National Institutes of Health, the US National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, the Foundation for Physical Therapy and the Academy for Pediatric Physical Therapy. Dr. Prosser also provides consultative physical therapy services in the Cerebral Palsy and Neonatal Follow-up Programs at CHOP.

 

Objectives

  1. Review evidence suggesting a critical period for motor learning.
  2. Review evidence describing how infants typically learn to move.
  3. Describe motor learning experiences in young children with cerebral palsy.
  4. Present potential strategies to increase motor learning opportunities in young children with cerebral palsy.
  5. Identify unanswered questions about the role of motor learning opportunities during the development of motor.

 

 

 Registration 4:00.  Program begins at 4:30.  Conversation and light hors d'ouvres to follow.

Agenda 

4:30   Introduction & Objectives

4:35   Review evidence suggesting a critical period for motor learning

4:45   Review evidence describing how infants typically learn to move

5:00   Describe motor learning experiences in young children with cerebral palsy (CP)

5:30   Present potential strategies to increase motor learning opportunities in young children with CP

6:00   Identify unanswered questions about the role of motor learning opportunities during the                                

           development of motor control

6:10   Q&A/Discussion

 

About the Susan Harryman Cerebral Palsy Lectureship

The Harryman Lecture was created in honor of Susan Harryman, who served as the Director of Physical Therapy at Kennedy Krieger for 36 years. She is recognized for her clinical excellence and contributions, particularly in the area of cerebral palsy, her advocacy for individuals with disabilities and her influential mentorship to healthcare professionals and parents.

 

 

 

Parking is free at the 801 N Broadway garage entered from Ashland Ave.  It is adjacent to the 801 Broadway Outpatient Center. Please bring your ticket with you for validation.  Red star in above map.
Please email us if you are in need of any special accomodations.

 

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Tilghman Auditorium at Johns Hopkins Hospital
720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)


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Physical Therapy Department Kennedy Krieger Institute

Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with developmental disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system through: Patient Care,  Research and Professional Training, Special Education, and Community Services.

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